Skoda Karoq: First details

Weiterstadt, 12 may 2017

About two weeks ago were journalists test-drive the Skoda Karoq, his successor of the popular Yeti, already. However, it was still completely camouflaged prototypes. Shortly before the premiere, the Czechs reveal first details of the new compact SUV.

The little brother of the Kodiaq

The images make it clear that the Karoq optically has parallels with the larger Kodiaq, such as the distribution of the front lamps. There's optional full LED headlamps with matzoh "eyelashes". LED technology is used at the rear. Here the inner segment with the tailgate swings upwards. Inside, there is a newly designed dashboard, which is divided into a high top and a narrow bottom. For an additional fee, there is here also a LED ambient lighting.

Relationship between Ateca

At the sight of the Skoda Karoq, also parallels to the seat Ateca stand out with the Czech Republic shares the platform and the similar dimensions. The Karoq is 4.38 meters long, 1.84 meters wide and 1.60 metres high. The wheelbase is 2.64 meters, with all-wheel drive, there are eight millimetres of less. Normally fit between 521 and 1,630 litres in the luggage compartment. For those who like variable, you can order the VarioFlex system. There are three separate rear seats, which can be individually adjusted and expanded. The result is a luggage volume of 479 to 588 litres respectively 1,810 litres if the furniture at home. Market launch for the Skoda Karoq is 2017. (rh) in the second half of